As long as there have been farmers, there have been birds trying to eat their crops. And throughout the ages, farmers have tried to come up with ingenious ways to scare them off. But do scarecrows in your garden really work? Read on to find out.
One of the best ways to control pests in your garden organically is through the use of beneficial predatory insects. Sometimes all you need to do is encourage the natural predators that already live in your yard; but you can also take steps to increase the population. Read on to find out more.
Since snakes are cold-blooded and must seek out places to regulate their body temperature, spring and fall are seasons of increased snake activity. Read on to find out how to avoid snakes in your lawn or garden.
Black rat snakes and black racers are nonvenomous snakes that eat mostly rodents and other small animals. Read on to find out some common myths about black snakes and how to deal with any close encounters you might have in your yard or garden.
I headed out to my garden early to pick vegetables and had charged well into the tangle of tomato plants before I heard and saw hundreds of huge, green June beetles swarming and buzzing all around me! Read on to find out more.
Deer are abundant on our farm, but for most of the summer, they’ve left my garden well enough alone. However, when I went out of town for July 4th, the deer decided to have an Independence Day feast of their own, and our garden was the main dish! Read on to find out more.